Archive: sustainability

36 Articles

Environmental Justice
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Green Commons Award Recipient: Georgetown Women’s Center

A review of the outcomes from a Green Commons award to the Georgetown’s Women’s Center for a study on the sustainability of menstrual. …

April 19, 2024

Biodiversity
Food & Water
Max Scheiner
Spring 2024

The Mega Impact of Microplastics: the Reality of the “Great” Pacific Garbage Patch

Georgetown student, Max Scheiner breaks down the true implications of the Pacific Garbage. …

April 17, 2024

Cecilia Cassidy
Food & Water
Madhura Shembekar
Shelby Gresch
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Revisited: Shelby Gresch, the Force Behind the Hoya Harvest Garden

For our anniversary issue, Common Home checks back in with Shelby Gresch, post-baccalaureate fellow with the Earth Commons responsible for the Hoya Harvest. …

March 30, 2024

Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Spring 2024
Sustainability

What’s Under Foot: Land, Environment, and Climate Change

Georgetown professor Tim Bartley draws the significant connection between land and climate. …

March 26, 2024

Cecilia Cassidy
Food & Water
Sarah Devermann
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Leveraging Technology to Make Smallholder Farming Sustainable

Georgetown alumni shares her work in making technology available for small. …

March 22, 2024

Alannah Nathan
Cecelia Cassidy
Food & Water
Spring 2024
Sustainability

MICHELIN Guide’s Green Star Celebrates Sustainability at the World’s Top Restaurants

Common Home editor, Alannah Nathan, examines Michelin Guide’s new Green Star awards and some of its.…

March 20, 2024

Arts & Culture
Climate Change
Elyza Bruce
Spring 2024

What We’re Reading: “The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth” by Elizabeth Rush

Common Home editor, Elyza Bruce reviews “The Quickening: Creation and Community at the Ends of the Earth” by Elizabeth Rush for Common Home series, “What We’re.”…

March 18, 2024

Biodiversity
Brian M. Griffiths
Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Food, Culture, and Conservation in Maijuna Lands

A creative nonfiction piece by Assistant Professor Griffiths on his research with Peruvian Indigenous.…

March 15, 2024

Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Interrupt & Integrate: Environmental Courses Under Development at Georgetown

Earth Commons Post-Bac Fellow Keaton Nara provides insight on the interdisciplinary, environmental courses taking shape at.…

March 13, 2024

Adam Shaham
Biodiversity
Climate Change
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Challenges in Mangrove Restoration: Does it Work?

Georgetown alumni Adam Shaham explains his Fulbright research on mangrove.…

March 11, 2024